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. and may god continue to bless the united states of america. thank you. >> and that was secretary of state hillary clinton speaking at the state department about tuesday's attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, saying that this is an attack that should shock the conscience of people of all faiths and reminding people that the u.s. is a force for peace and progress and that this attack was by a small and savage group of individuals. we remind you that president obama will comment at the white house less than an hour from now. we will also bring you that statement live. this has been a cbs news special report. i'm norah o'donnell along with charlie rose in new york. for those of you in the west, our coverage of this breaking news story continues. >>> good morning. to our viewers in the west, it is wednesday, september 12th, 2012. welcome to ""cbs this morning." the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. we'll have complete coverage from the middle east to washington. >>> the white house denies the president is snubbing israel's prime minister
at the u.n. as he usually does. at a meeting monday, mahmoud ahmadinejad accused the united states of backing what he called a fake regime in israel. that led to a walkout by israel's u.n. ambassador. >> also monday, a wide ranging interview with us, we ask him about the threat of an attack on iran's nuclear facilities and how his country would respond. >> would you retaliate against the united states if there's an attack by israel on iran? >> translator: well, by the principle of it, i don't take the zionist threats serious. >> they're bluffing? >> translator: we don't even take them into account. i would like to ask you, who's subservient to whom? the united states government to the zionists? which one is which? >> for a country ru you saw you don't take into account, you spend a lot of time talking about them, including here today in new york. you said israel has no historical roots in the middle east and the white house has called that statement by you disgusting, offensive, and outrageous. would you like to apologize? >> translator: do they have roots? if they have roots, then
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. ( cheers and applause ) >> gabby! gabby! >> pelley: after all, these conventions are in part a celebration of the american spirit. bob schieffer, the stakes really couldn't be higher for the democrats. there are 62 days until election day. they don't have many more opportunities like this one. >> reporter: well, you know, there's a very small number of americans, according to the polls, who simply have not made up their minds. that's who the president will be aiming this address at tonight. this thing is dead even. very few people in the key battleground states are going to be the ones who decide how this election comes out. that's what this is all about. all of this has been planned for this night, for the president to lay out for the american people where he wants to take the country. over the next four years. >> pelley: norah o'donnell, the cohost of "cbs this morning" is down on the convent
and his name was barack obama. four years later he is president, he became president of the united states. what are your ambitions? >> well, you know, it is very flattering but i don't put myself in the same league with president obama. >> he is quite a unique talent. i am going to be mayor of san antonio as long as the voters will have me. my tenure would end in 2017 so i will be there and run for reelection and be there, if i do a great job then i will look around and see what is possible, of course the challenge is that we are in texas, texas is very red state, we have 29 statewide offices and it is 29 to zero in terms of republicans and democrats, so we will see. we will see. >> joaquin, part of what we learned in your brother's speech last night was that your grand jury immigrated from mexico. >> right. >> never got past the fourth grade, both of you went to stanford and have law degrees from harvard. how did that happen? you know, our grandmother and everybody in our family worked very hard, so that we could have the very best opportunity possible and, you know, as julian told the s
way, the good people of san antonio willing, to the united states congress! (cheers and applause) my family story isn't special. what's special is the america that makes our story possible. ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation no matter who you are or where you come from, the path is always forward. (cheers and applause) america didn't become the land of opportunity by accident. my grandmother's generation and generations before always saw beyond the horizons of their own lives and their own circumstances. they believed that opportunity created today would lead to prosperity tomorrow. that's the country they envisioned and that's the country they helped build. the roads and bridges they built, the schools and universities they created, the rights they fought for and won. these opened the doors to a decent job, a secure retirement, the chance for your children to do better than you did. and that's the middle class, the engine of our economic growth. with hard work, everybody ought to be able to get there. and with hard work, e
the united states has nothing to do with that film, that however has not stopped anti-american protests from spreading across the muslim world. danielle nottingham has more now from washington. >> protesters hurled rocks at police and try to take control of the street leading to the u.s. embassy in cairo. egyptian security forces drove them back with tear gas and build a giant concrete wall to block the route to. protest over an american made film market is long continued to spread through the muslim world. in yemen, security forces fired warning shots and blasted the crowd was water. thousands marched in iraq and indonesia and through the streets of gaza, in egypt violence has flared four days before his promise to protect diplomatic facilities. especially after the attack on the american consulate in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador and three staff members. the remains of those four americans will ride back on american soil this afternoon. hillary clinton heads to andrews airforce base to receive them. the loss of the ambassador has been a very personal blow to clinton, it was her decis
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-obscure internet film that ridicules the prophet mohammed. the film was produced in the united states. we're going to go first to nancy cordes with the return of the reporan dead. >> reporter: the remains of the u. u.s. ambassador to libya and nd into hers were carried off a military plane and into a hangar where the president and other dignitaries, state department liaffers, and the victims' families waited. rye families had met privately with the president and secretary of state before the ceremony. >> this has been a difficult week for the state department and for our country. >> reporter: an emotional secretary clinton paid tribute to each man in turn. >> sean smith joined the state department after six years in the air force. ne-- speoods-- known to most as rone-- spent two decades as a navy seal, serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. glen doherty-- who went by ic.b"-- was also a former seal and an experienced paramedic. d- reporter: she saved for last yan ambassador she had hand- selected to help the libyan >> i w build a new government. hris steveonored to know was knoor chris ste
these united states. >> barack obama accepting the nomination of the democratic party. and at the end of it threw down his mic and said, [ bleep ] all y'all. [ laughter ] >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." with so much focus on the economy and this election this morning's jobs report for august is certain to get a lot of attention. >> the report came out about 90 minutes ago. rebecca jarvis is here. what do the numbers tell us about how the i come is doing? >> the numbers tell us that the economy is creating fewer jobs than expected. in august, the economy added 96,000 new jobs. that was short of analyst forecasts, and the unemployment rate did drop from 8.3% from 8.1%, but it was not because of the new jobs. instead, unemployment fell because the labor force and participation in it shrank for the month. if you're not actively seeking work, you are not counted in the official jobless statistics. there are now 12.5 million unemployed americans. 5 million or 40% of them have been out of work for six months or more. so far this year the economy has created an averag
for the president of the united states as he tries for a breakout moment in this dead-heat race mir the white house. barack obama will accept the nomination of his party, but under very different circumstances than his first nomination. in 2008, he was leading a movement for hope and change. omy wit, he hopes that the voters impatient with the ag economy will not seek change again so soon. in his speech tonight, mr. obama will say that the american people face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. our campaign 2012 correspondents are covering the convention, and, first, we're going to go to nancy cordes, who has found out more of what the president will say. nancy. >> reporter: scott, obama esdaaign officials tell us that tuesday night michelle obama was about the president's character, and last night with president clinton was about his record and tonight will be about the future. maey say president obama will ey s it very clear where he conts to take this country in a excer term. frd we just received excerpts from the speech a few minutes ago. here's what the president will say in part
and describe why i think i'm the person that will become the next president of the united states and how my policies will make life better for american families. >> reporter: romney has had trouble getting that message across. the obama campaign is far outspending him in advertising and swing states and the media conservatives say is bias against them and in our interview romney declined to take what would be an easy shot. >> do you think the mainstream media is in the tank for president obama? >> we have free press and they're able to provide their perspectives based on their beliefs. there are people more on my camp and a lot of people more on his camp and i don't worry about that. >> reporter: campaigning wednesday in ohio, president obama had no trouble being critical of his opponent and evening converting a verbal misstep to an attack on romney. >> i want to see us export more jobs -- export more products, excuse me. i was i was channeling my opponent there for a second. >> reporter: now the president is out with another new ad today and it looks almost like he's trying to one-up romne
as president of the united states. they want to hear some specifics. >> i can tell them specifically i won't raise taxes on middle class folks. i will not lower the share of taxes paid by high income individuals. >> president obama told steve croft romney's plan won't work. >> he has one note. tax cuts for the wealthy. rolling back regulations as a recipe for success. >> reporter: after romney released summaries of past income tax returns on friday, romney paid 14% last year because most of his income came from capital gains. he was asked if it was fair to pay the low rate. >> it's the right way to encourage economic growth. to get people to invest, to start businesses, to put people to work. >> reporter: the obama camp jumped on that comment issuing a statement saying independent economists don't agree that refusing to ask the wealthiest to pay their fair share and over taxing middle class families will promote economic growth or job creation. romney's taxes are part of an obama campaign ad which hit the gop candidate on a secretly recorded fundraiser where he said 47% of americans pay no
down. charlie? >> charles gagata, thanks very much. >>> while the united states is trying a public relations counter offensive to calm the anger and stop the violence, margaret brennan has that story. >> reporter: good morning to you, charlie. the u.s. government is trying to stop that anti-american violence by buying ad time on pakistani tv to spread the message that it did not endorse the controversial internet video made by an american filmmaker to ridicule islam. >> reporter: it cost the u.s. government $70,000 to broadcast these ads on seven different pakistani tv networks. they feature messages from president obama. >> we re jekt all efforts to denigrate the religious believes of others. >> reporter: and secretary of state hillary clinton. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. >> reporter: condemning the anti-islam movie made by a california filmmaker. the state department is trying to cool anti-american fury that sent thousands of protesters into the streets of pakistani cities this week. it isn't the first time that american diplomats
in your blood. >> reporter: in 1980 mitchell became a united states senator himself, earning a reputation that follows him to this day as a skilled negotiator, tryingçó o understand the other side. >> why do they believe as they do? why do they act as they do? is there something to their position that i don't understand or that i've been wrong about? the most disturbing thing now is the rigidity of some. we are right. we're 100% right. if you disagree with us, you're not just wrong. you're not an american. >> reporter: in fact, in 1989, when he was elected senate majority leader, democrat mitchell did something that is hard to imagine in this era of partisan animosity. on his first day, he made a pledge to republican leader bob dole. >> i'll never try to embarrass you. i will never attack you personally. it's almost unheard of these days, but in those days it was cord yalt. we had a relationship. he's my friend. he's a great legislator. >> reporter: mitchell was so well respected on both sides of the aisle that president bill clinton wanted to make him a supreme court justice. >> i've a
of the united states? >> cia did a spectacular job. that's what really comes down. in the aftermath, the white house and others said, well, they didn't tell us enough. no, they told them everything they needed to know to go on a full alert. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi deputy director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kurt has stumbled into here say bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in some of the white house and national security team. richard clark, who was the national security adviser for terrorism, in his book "against all enemies" he said all the light lights were blinking red and we were pushing this in front of condi rice every day and it was hard to get any priority on this. in george tenet's book, he talks about the briefings they were given. some of this we knew. >> some of it we didn't know. >> and in terms of the level of detail we didn't know. >> failure of imagination, failure to connect the
. thank you. >>> the bodies of the four am in the united states. u.s. marines saluted the coffins at andrews air base. those killed were ambassador chris ste vaccines, first ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. navy s.e.a.l.s tyrone woods and glenn dougherty and sean smith. third coffins arrived on friday. at the memorial service both secretary of state hillary clinton and president obama spoke about putting an end to the violence. >> it is senseless, and it is totally unacceptable. the people of egypt, libya, yemen and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for a tyranny of a mob. >> we will bring to justice those who took them from us. we will stand fast against the violence on our diplomatic missions. we will continue to do everything in our power to protect americans serving overseas -- >> u.s. embassies around the world issued alerts advising americans to review their security measures. for more we turn to margaret brennan. what are american embassies doing at this point? >> they are pretty much on lock down. you have a real focus on securing the perime
expect your nomination for president of the united states. >> he says that this election is not just about him, it is a choice. >> on every issue, the choice that you face will not just be between two cadidates or two parties but it will be a choice between two different path for america. >> the president says that republicans only have one passed. >> have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high, try another. feel a cold coming on, take two tax cuts. >> joe biden stuck to the line which has become a catch phrase for him. >> osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> democrats hope be energy and momentum of these last few days will carry forward now that the conventions are over and the fall campaign begins. the president says that this election is still about hope. >> if you share that hope with me, then i ask you tonight for your vote. >> president joe biden says that americans never lost faith. >> you never quit on america and you deserve a president that will never quit on you. >> supporters know that the path to victory starts with the party base. >> we are the on
. the state has recorded nearly 900 cases. that's 45% of all west nile cases in the united states. aerial pesticide spraying last month in and around dallas dramatically reduced the mosquito population. in july, half of the mosquitoes tested positive for west nile, now it's just 5%. but doctors believe the number of reported cases will increase because weeks can pass before people infected with west nile develop serious symptoms. dr. beth bell of the centers for disease control and prevention expects the outbreak to last until october. >> oh, it takes a little time for people after they get sick to go to the doctor, to get the blood test. what we're counting are cases of illness which occurred several weeks ago. >> and that's not the total number of people who may be sick from west nile virus. the cdc says hundreds more people probably have become ill but just never went to a doctor. anna werner, cbs news, dallas. >>> quick break now on a thursday morning. when we come back, central american shakeup. a major earthquake rattles costa rica, sending people running. this is the morning news.
political debates in the united states. >> it sure has. we begin with the race for the white house as it's now a sprint. only 59 days are left until the election. president obama was hoping for a post convention bounce. but the disappointing unemployment numbers may get in the way of that. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail today and up employment remains at the top of the agenda. nancy cordes is traveling with the president in seminole, florida. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, anthony. the president will be campaigning all weekend long in vote rich central florida while governor romney is in virginia. both candidates are talking about that new jobs report. as you might imagine, the two men see it very differently. the president hit the campaign trail with vice president biden and their wives for the first time this campaign season. he told voters in iowa city that the drop in the unemployment rate from 8.3% to 8.1 was a good sign. >> we can do better. we need to create jobs even faster. we need to fill the hole left by this recessi
. >> but the president of the united states said to him, i congratulate you for being specific and making a proposal when no one else is making a proposal. remember that? >> the president is trying to be nice. but let me tell you -- >> the halo came in part from the president. >> no, absolutely not. it came from the mainstream media who needed a hard right guy. >> i raise a point about the fraud. let me move on. everybody seems to be at this convention worried about one big thing. how do you make sure that democrats who may be thinking about not being better off, who voted for the president last time, not just democrats, what can this party do to convince them if they believe they're not better off, if they're not comfortably convinced that the president has lived up to expectations to vote for someone else? >> two different issues. we are better off. i got this little chart here. here's job losses. >> they have charts about family income and other things. >> charlie, charlie. we lost 600,000 jobs -- january 1, 2009. financial industry teetering on the edge, ready to go under. businesses across new york
consider the egyptian regime an ally to the united states? >> i don't think we would consider them an ally. but we don't consider them an enemy. they are a new government that's trying to find their way. they were democratically elected. i think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident. >> so, president obama did speak with president morsi to urge him to gain control of the situation. the issue there that was controversial was that egypt was named nonnato ally in 1989. so there is some diplomatic work that is being done. also some issues with the u.s. embassy in cairo and them staying on message with the state department, messaging out of washington. back to you. >> margaret brennan, thank you, margaret. no norah? >> national security agency director is now with us, also an adviser to governor mitt romney's presidential campaign. general, good morning. >> good morning. >> thank you so much for joining us. you have been in the belly of the beast, so to say, in terms of the intelligence apparatus of this country. today is a crucial day. there are going to be protest
thing you do when you get back to the united states is go to taco bell. >> two tacos and a bean burrito. >>> welcome to "cbs this morn ing. "in a "60 minutes" interview one of the navy s.e.a.l.s who killed osama bin laden revealed never been known step by step details of the information. the amount of information and drama description were unprecedented. >> the s.e.a.l. who wrote the book calls himself mark owen. in an interview with scott pelley he describes approaching bin laden's room after the scene kimm killed khalid. >> give me a sense of the scene. are they yelling, charging up the stairs? >> it's not like the movies. movies make it out to be loud and crazy and everybody's yelling. this is what we do. we're really good at it. it's quiet, calm, like we've done it a million times before. we know the saying. don't run to your death. nice and slow. we head up the stairs. >> khalid is dead on this landing. the point man is stepping past khalid. now you're number two in the stack. you're right behind the point man. >> yep. i kind of look around, hear him take a couple shots. see a head
in schools in the united states and a number, everybody in this entire graduation class is in college. so, that's all exciting. to be able to do that with your ranking, wherever you're ranked on anybody's list to me is a very good thing. >> but oprah, i have to say, when i got the list and i saw you were 50 out of 50, i found myself just a little irritated. you didn't have a moment where you go, okay, okay, "fortune," i can go from this to this? that didn't phase you at all? >> well, first of all, gayle, i wouldn't have known that the magazine was out or that i was on the list if you hadn't have called me. >> yeah, that's true. >> no, it didn't phase me at all. >> that is true. that is true. op op >> oprah, you have been on the list for 15 years and no one has been on it all those years, but it is great to see all the women out there, leading businesses and also what they're doing, not just at work, but also the philanthropy that they're doing on the side. talk about that in terms of giving back, the importance of giving back. >> well, you know, i believe that everybody's life -- you know
fellow officers, came from all over the state for the service to remember the hero and friend. >> he had the ability to unite people especially with his humor. >> i know that you can hear me, ... i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for always being there for me. >> he was shot in the head during a traffic stop on 680 in alamo. he was speaking to the driver of the jeep that his partner at all over for unobstructed license plate and when thathat driver se head. he was killed by the other officer and was taken off of life-support the other day and his organs were donated. he is survived by his wife, two sons, his daughters, parents, and five siblings. his name will be etched onto the chp memorial fountain in sacramento. we did also hear from his knees and his son at the ceremony and we'll have more on that coming up later on on cbs 5 news at 5:00 and 6:00, right now live in vaccaville, cbs 5. >> neil armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was remembered this morning in the nation's capital. the legendary astronauts crew mates attended the memorial service at the national
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